Juan Manuel Fangio articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Ex-Fangio Mercedes W196 tipped to fetch high price 20th March 2013, 11:54

An F1 car raced by Juan Manuel Fangio is likely to become one of the most expensive cars ever sold when it is auctioned off in July.

60 years ago today: Ferrari’s first F1 win 14th July 2011, 8:00

On 14 July 1951 Jos?? Froil??n Gonz??lez scored Ferrari’s first world championship race win.

Ayrton Senna vs Juan Manuel Fangio 30th January 2011, 11:02

Cast your vote in the second Champion of Champions semi-final.

Juan Manuel Fangio vs Jackie Stewart 27th January 2011, 15:57

Juan Manuel Fangio and Jackie Stewart are the third pairing in the Champion of Champions quarter-finals.

Juan Manuel Fangio vs Emerson Fittipaldi 21st January 2011, 11:09

Two multiple champions from South America meet in Champion of Champions round two.

Juan Manuel Fangio vs Mike Hawthorn 9th January 2011, 15:51

These 1950s rivals are the latest Champion of Champions contenders.

Top ten… Home Grand Prix wins 23rd March 2010, 16:10

Over the years we’ve seen how performing in front of a home crowd can inspire greatness in racing drivers. Can Mark Webber emulate great drivers of the past like Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark and Ayrton Senna by winning his home Grand Prix? If he does expect a reaction from the Australian crowd similar to […]

Schumacher and F1’s oldest ever drivers 31st July 2009, 11:00

At 40 years, seven months and 20 days, Michael Schumacher will be the oldest F1 driver to start a Grand Prix in 14 years when he makes his highly-anticipated return at Valencia next month. But that doesn’t bring him anywhere near the record for an oldest Grand Prix starter. He’ll have to come back in […]

Button vs the best (F1 in numbers) 29th May 2009, 12:00

There’s a lot of discussion among F1 fans at the moment about how Brawn – and Jenson Button in particular – are dominating the championship. So how far ahead are Button and Brawn? Are we set for the kind of one-sided seasons we’ve seen in the past? Let’s see how they measure up against F1’s […]

Formula 1?s lost nations: Argentina 27th January 2009, 7:00

In the first instalment of a six-part series we take a look at countries that have produced world champions – but now have neither Grand Prix drivers nor races in modern Formula 1. These are F1’s lost nations. Last world champion: Juan Manuel Fangio, Maserati, 1957 Last Grand Prix winner: Carlos Reutemann, Williams, Zolder, 1981 […]